Ruairi’s rocket to heaven is a children’s book about sibling loss. It is written to help families, carers and professionals explore, and navigate the difficult topic of death and bereavement with children from the age of 4+ years old.
The story is about the life and love between two brothers, Charlie and RuairÍ, their time together, and Charlie’s journey navigating life after his brother’s death.
In the first part of the story, it describes a beautiful little boy RuairÍ, his life with his older brother Charlie and the things they enjoyed together e.g. playing, bath-time, cuddles and more. The second part of the story is about Charlie’s experience of RuairÍ’s death and the support that has helped him since.